Margin for August 2009

7.232009

Margins to be applied for the trades in August 2009 are as follows (Unit: JPY):

Commodity Contract Month Initial *1 Spot Month *2 Extra-ordinary *3
Rubber AUG'09 60,000 60,000 -
SEP '09 - FEB'10 60,000 - -
Gold (Standard) AUG'09 105,000 105,000 -
OCT'09 - AUG'10 105,000 - -

Gold (Mini)

AUG'09 - AUG'10 14,000 - -
Gold Options All series 52,500 - -
Silver AUG'09 99,000 99,000 -
OCT'09 - AUG'10 99,000 - -
Platinum AUG'09 120,000 120,000 -
OCT'09 - AUG'10 120,000 - -
Platinum (Mini) AUG'09 - AUG'10 32,000 - -
Palladium AUG'09 30,000 30,000 -
OCT'09 -AUG'10 30,000 - -
Crude Oil AUG'09 - JAN'10 187,500 - -
Gasoline SEP'09 187,500 187,500 -
OCT'09 - MAR'10 187,500 - -
Kerosene SEP'09 187,500 187,500 -
OCT'09 - MAR'10 187,500 - -
Aluminum AUG'09 60,000 60,000 -
OCT'09 - AUG'10 60,000 - -

*1 Initial : Maintenance Amount for Initial Clearing Margin
*2 Spot Month : Spot Month Additional Clearing Margin
*3 Extraordinary : Extraordinary Clearing Margin

<Spot Month Additional Clearing Margin>
* For the September 2009 contract of Rubber, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY 60,000) shall be required on and after August 26, 2009. 
* For the October 2009 contracts of Gold (except Gold Mini and Gold Options), Silver, Platinum and Palladium, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (Gold standard: JPY 105,000, Silver: JPY 99,000, Platinum standard: JPY 120,000, Palladium: JPY 30,000) shall be required on and after August 27, 2009.  
* For the October 2009 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (Gasoline: JPY 187,500, Kerosene: JPY 187,500) shall be required on and after August 26, 2009.
* For the October 2009 contract of Aluminum, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY 60,000) shall be required on and after August 27, 2009.

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